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December 7, 2017

New precision medicine institute launches at UW

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The Brotman Baty Institute for Personalized Medicine has launched in Seattle with a goal of pursuing one of the most sought-after and elusive goals in science: Treatments tailored to individual patients. Named for Costco co-founder Jeff Brotman and his lifelong friend, Dan Baty, whose families made a combined $50 million gift to create the BBI, the institute…

December 6, 2017

UW launches Institute for Nano-Engineered Systems

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The University of Washington has launched a new institute aimed at accelerating research at the nanoscale: the Institute for Nano-Engineered Systems, or NanoES. The institute will pursue impactful advancements in a variety of disciplines — including energy, materials science, computation and medicine. Yet these advancements will be at a technological scale a thousand times smaller than the…

November 30, 2017

University of Washington fall 2017 entering class sets record for diversity, resident students

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The University of Washington welcomed the most diverse class of students and the largest number of Washington residents in UW history, according to the finalized Fall 2017 census of enrolled students. The new class across all three campuses, including freshman and transfer students, totals 11,376. Of those, 74.1 percent (8,431 students) are Washington residents. Read…

November 8, 2017

Campus veterans appreciation

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The University of Washington invites our community to join us for our annual week of connecting, sharing stories and showing appreciation for the service of all our UW veterans, past and present. See the full events calendar here.

Washington Sea Grant receives $1.1 million in federal funding

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The Washington Sea Grant, based at the University of Washington’s College of the Environment, will receive $1.1 million in federal grants for aquaculture research. Across the country, 18 Sea Grant programs received aquaculture grants from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Read more from UW News.

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